Turkey stocks lower at close of trade; BIST 100 down 0.28%

Investing.com – Turkey stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Sports, Information Technology and Technology sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Istanbul, the BIST 100 declined 0.28%.

The best performers of the session on the BIST 100 were Otokar Otomotiv ve Savunma Sanayi AS (IS:OTKAR), which rose 5.73% or 6.70 points to trade at 123.60 at the close. Meanwhile, Eregli Demir ve Celik Fabrikalari TAS (IS:EREGL) added 2.69% or 0.260 points to end at 9.910 and Ipek Dogal Enerji Kaynaklari Arastirma ve Uretim AS (IS:IPEKE) was up 2.23% or 0.110 points to 5.040 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Erbosan Erciyas Boru Sanayi Ve Ticaret AS (IS:ERBOS), which fell 11.53% or 11.55 points to trade at 88.65 at the close. Banvit Bandirma Vitaminli Yem Sanayi AS (IS:BANVT) declined 8.36% or 1.840 points to end at 20.160 and Global Yatirim Holding AS (IS:GLYHO) was down 5.14% or 0.220 points to 4.060.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Istanbul Stock Exchange by 263 to 104 and 40 ended unchanged.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.30% or 4.00 to $1330.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 1.30% or 0.77 to hit $58.52 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 1.04% or 0.65 to trade at $61.94 a barrel.

USD/TRY was up 0.24% to 3.8093, while EUR/TRY rose 0.76% to 4.7081.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.48% at 89.58.